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Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Mar 31, 2011 1:00pm EDT
>>> and waging war on unemployment. marc morial examines the state of black america. >>> and i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. with cia operatives already in libya, could the u.s. be wading deeper into the civil war there? the rebels say they need weapons and they need training to counteract moammar gadhafi's richard engel reported he saw that firsthand. >> reporter: on the front line, we saw some of the rebels try and fire a mortar without securing it, so it went wildly off in the wrong direction. and i couldn't believe it, we saw them aim a rocket, what we thought at gadhafi's force, but instead it was pointed in the wrong way and went in the opposite direction, toward a civilian city. >> joining me now, virginia democratic senator, jim webb, a member of the senate armed services committee, a member of the foreign relations committee. you know a lot about war. how about shooting it in the wrong direction? we are wading into something -- i mean, it sounds funny, but it's deadly serious, as you know better than anything. >> well, again, it comes back to what is it that we
MSNBC
Mar 30, 2011 1:00pm EDT
america's involvement even as president obama told brian williams that the u.s. has already accomplished its goals. >> now what we have done is accomplish what we set out to do at the outset, which is to make sure benghazi was not overrun and that thousands potentially of people were not killed. what we have also done is put gadhafi back on his heels. >> brian williams, of course, is the anchor and managing editor of "nbc nightly news" and joins me now. >> sometimes it is nightly noise. >> and most recently there is a lot of nightly concern about what is happening in libya what is happening with the rebels. you asked the key question. and asked whether or not we should be arming the rebels. let's look at part of that exchange. >> with all due respect, mr. president, watching the reportings of our two correspondents in libya, what it appears the rebels need is military equipment. some of their equipment dates back to world war ii. are you ruling out u.s. military hardware assistance? >> i'm not ruling it out. but i'm also not ruling it in. we're making an assessment, partly about what gad
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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Mar 2, 2011 1:00pm EST
and it is not america. we didn't start this. it is really spontaneous combustion within the middle east, itself. that is why i say we have to be very careful to not somehow make it an american deal or create some counter movement against it, because we're somehow misinterpreting what it is. >> there seems to be some kind of divide, ambassador rice and secretary clinton were very strong in saying that it was under serious active considering. then you have the arab league coming out against it today. and then you have the military consistently for the last few days saying that it is complicated, you have to strike and take out the air defenses first, and secretary gates said that -- >> well sthashgs accurawell, th >> and you need more planes than on one aircraft carrier, and they are pushing back on this hard, and the american people would, it understandable, that the american people are encob fused. what are we signaling here? >> well, i believe that it ought to be in a option. in my judgment, yes, obviously, the guys have spoken out, the secretary, admiral and all of these guys are people who w
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2011 1:00pm EST
for public broadcastk would be damaging to the services they provide in rural america, on indian reservations. >> as you say it's a very small percentage of their budget. again, i would resort back to the statement, we have got to start pry ortizing and learning how to do more with less just as every american is having to do under the very tough economic times. we have seen consistently that if it's a small percentage they ought to be able to absorb it. individuals saying they don't need government funding then okay. it's about making choices here. that's what we have got to do like most americans are having to do right now. >> no argument. they gave you a loaded pistol. thank you very much. and up next, going rogue. should democrats now be worried? somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60
MSNBC
Mar 28, 2011 1:00pm EDT
doctor. see if america's most prescribed ed treatment is right for you. >>> in yemen today, president ali abdullah saleh clings to power as members take control of southern towns. they raided an ammunitions factory which later exploded, killing 80 residents, including many women and children. the president has rescinded his offer to step down by the end of the year, saying without him the country would spiral into civil war. >>> in syria, security forces used tear gas on 40,000 protesters. the president will address the nation as early as tomorrow. unrest started more than a week ago in daraa and then spread nationwide. security forces responded by opening fire on protesters in at least six locations. the government of syria is blaming armed gangs for the deaths of a dozen people. >>> and in egypt, ousted president hosni mubarak is essentially under house arrest in his beach side retreat. the military council has banned mubarak and his family from leaving the country, despite earlier reports that he had fled to saudi arabia. >>> in libya, nato has agreed to take over air strikes against l
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 1:00pm EST
to latin america this month, which will be an opportunity to strengthen our security cooperation throughout the region. mr. president, thank you for your partnership and for deepening the bonds between our countries, which only grow stronger each time that we meet. now before i turn it over to president calderon, i want to address the situation in libya. the united states and the entire world continues to be outraged by the appalling violence against the libya people. the united states is helping to lead an international effort to deter further violence, put in place unprecedented sanctions to hold the gadhafi government accountable, and support the aspirations of the libyan people. we are also responding quickly to the urgent humanitarian needs that are developing. tens of thousands of people, from many different countries, are fleeing libya. and we commend the governments of tunisia and egypt for their response, even as they go through their own political transitions. i have, therefore, approved the use of u.s. military aircraft to help move egyptians who have fled to the tunisian border
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2011 1:00pm EDT
in libya is and what america's role is in achieving that mission. it is my hope that you will provide the american people and congress a clear and robust assessment of the scheme, objective, and purpose of our mission in libya and how it will be achieved. so, steve, what's wrong with that argument? >> well, mii mean it's a reasonable argument whether congress needs to be brought in. it's not uncommon for a president to take some sort of military action. there's been no declaration of war. in fact, the obama administtion says it's just the opposite of that. we're in an exercise with a number of different countries. it's been handed off to nato, and it's frankly something that i don't think anyone in congress was surprised occurred. >> steve, here's a voice in support of the speaker's point of view. jane harmon, well known democrat, just yesterday on this program. >> i think the way boehner handled that letter was very thoughtful. he waited till the president was back on u.s. soil. as i understand the congressional briefings to date, what happened was bill burns, who's our undersecretar
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2011 1:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 1:00pm EDT
efforts on this trip to latin america with daily calls to allies and efforts to bring reluctant nations like turkey and arab cotries into an international coalition. some critics say he has not spent enough time working with congress. joining us from politico is glen thrush. glen, let's talk about his relations with congress and what he faces as he lands here back in washington this afternoon. >> well, i think there's a lot of -- there's a lot of skepticism and more than a little bit of anger on both sides of the aisle here that the president really sort of told them about this after the fact, and hasn't really been necessarily all that into sharing a lot of the operational details with folks. i mean, there was a meeting last week -- i mean, earlier this week that involved some members of congress. but i think there's a real question about consultation, and even constitutionality. >> well, i think all presidents, democrat and republican, since the '70s have argued the war powers act does not restrict their ability for short-term military engagements like panama rescue missions, degrgren
MSNBC
Mar 16, 2011 1:00pm EDT
.65 trillion deficit -- >> look, america gets it. we're $1.5 trillion in deficit. >> they kept kicking the can down the road, refusing to make hard decisions as it relates to spending. >> i say let's cut some spending.ç and let's cut it now. and let's cut it today. >> well, in a provocative new column, a columnist says the country isn't broke. all right, e.j., what do you mean? how can you say there is no crisis? >> what does it mean -- good to be with you, by the way -- what does it mean when we say we're broke? it means we've been out of money, we can't increase our income, we've got to go into bankruptcy court. if you take the federal government, we are in this strait partly because of an economic downturn, things get better when the economy gets better. we're also in this trouble because we cut faxes and started two wars at the same time back at the beginning of the last decade. >> but how can you say we're not broke? we are $14 trillion in debt. we've got to raise the debt ceiling for the tenth time in ten years again. in april. >> if you went back to bill clinton's tax rates, and as i
MSNBC
Mar 17, 2011 1:00pm EDT
'll hear the president calm fears. the president is going off on a trip to south america, a long-planned trip to south and central america tomorrow. this is his opportunity to get before the american people and do what we've just described. now, what are some of the efforts that the united states is making? you mention the fact that the state department late last night put out an authorization to evacuate american independents of state department personnel. od the pentagon has followed suit. the pentagon alsowith a full complement of team there, a nine-member nuclear assessment team, we're told, is there in tokyo, working with japanese counterparts. there is logistical support, you know, blankets, water, what they call vertical lift at the pentagon. meals ready to eat, trying to assist in aerial surveillance as well. some 17,000 sailors and marines off the coast of japan participating in that effort. so across the spectrum here, help from the united states government, as frustration mounts, and frustration that might have been added to yesterday, savannah, as we've been reporting
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2011 1:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 1:00pm EDT
america's role is in achieving that mission. what should the president do now? should he address the nation? should he meet with members of congress? all of the above? >> maybe all of the above. and i think the way boehner handled that letter was very thoughtful. he waited until the president was back on u.s. soil. as i understand the congressional briefings to date, what happened was bill burns, who's our undersecretary of state for policy briefed the senate on thursday afternoon as they were leaving town. on friday, the president convened the leadership of congress. however, it was a recess day. so most of them were hicked in te telephonically and the telephone didn't work so well. maybe he should have sent a plane to pick them up. but in any event, that briefing was not fully satisfactory. some members said, well, we're just going to be in the back of the line and we're not going to do much and this is not an act of war and so on. >> but that was a day before the arab league, which changed everything? >> that was -- well, the arab league had already endorsed the the action are
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 1:00pm EST
of islam, which is not reflective of the greater membership of the muslim community in our -- in america, and the fact that, as these witnesses suggested, there is a source of intimidation against people in the muslim community from cooperating with law enforcement and even having an opportunity to have their voices heard. and i don't think that to say, why didn't we bring others in -- we've been criticized for not bringing in some of the so-called terrorist experts from the think tanks, who we heard before. we're criticized from the left from not hearing from certain islamic organizations. we have heard from them. we will hear from them. look, i've been part of hearings that we have concentrated on attacks on african-americans by the ku klux klan and others. i've been on hearings where we dealt with the treatment of japanese-americans in world war ii. i've been in hearings where we concentrate on whether we should continue to pursue those who are alleged nazi war criminals even though they might be in their 80s and 90s. i participated in those and thought they were important. the idea t
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Mar 29, 2011 1:00pm EDT
with the disabled veterans of america, supporting this bill, a number of male veterans, and i know there are some men in the house taking this bill on as well. >> it's another argument for the sensitivity to issues that may not occur to men. when you first were talking about getting into the senate, back in the day when geraldine ferraro first nominated in 1984, i was talking to former vice president mondale about this, there was one woman senator. now there are 17. so what did ferraro's nomination, even in a candidacy that was not successful, what did that mean to young women such as yourself, thinking of running for political office? >> i'll never forget that day. of course, there she was with walter mondale in minnesota, so it meant a lot to us in our state, he was the one that picked her for this monumental moment to be the first woman vice presidential candidate on a major ticket. remember, this is back in 1984, as you point out. there were at the time you've got women who are just going into the workplace. i remember i was wearing bow ties at that moment, my little summer clerk job. and the
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 1:00pm EST
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Mar 15, 2011 1:00pm EDT
the war was not worth fighting. america's last world war i veteran is laid it to rest today at arlington national cemetery with full military honors. frank buckles was 110 years oechltd old. may he rest in peace. >>> haley barbour discovered this week, still 2012 hopefuls blanket the early primary state this is week scrambling and stumping and talking a bit southern some say to become the anti-romney. some republican voters say they're looking for it. reed wilson is editor and chief of national journals hot line and chris is managing et for of postpolitics.com. this is a fun segment to catch up on the 2012 candidates. let me start with you, reed. tim pawlenty is working it out there on the campaign trail. how is he doing? >> he's doing it well. he's taking the steps necessary to put together the foundation of a presidential run. he and mitt romney are the only two with the growing organization. the others are just getting started, but pawlenty is trying to be all things to all people as "the new york times" put it the other day. he's appealing to the tea party conservatives and establish
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